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Washington State University
College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Shannon Scott

Office: Kimbrough 464
School of Music
Washington State University
PO Box 645300
Pullman, WA 99164-5300
Phone: (509) 335-5342

Associate Professor, Clarinet, Music History

SHANNON SCOTT is Associate Professor of Clarinet, Music History, and clarinetist for Solstice Wind Quintet at Washington State University School of Music in Pullman, Washington. Since 1991 Scott has been principal clarinet and faculty at the Eastern Music Festival in North Carolina. Scott is principal clarinet of the Walla Walla (Washington) Symphony, and, as part of the Scott/Garrison Duo (flute and clarinet), performs and commissions new music for the ensemble. The duo has four CDs on Albany Records, Barn Dances, Perennials, Chimera and Rough Wind/Smooth Wind. Scott can also be heard on three CDs of wind quintet music devoted to composers of the Pacific Rim, Ironhorses, Feng, and Ambiguous Traces with the Pan Pacific Ensemble. As part of the Scott/Garrison Duo, Scott is a third-place winner of the American Prize in Chamber Music Professional Division. In 2022 Scott and the Pan Pacific Ensemble won the first place in the American Prize in Chamber Music. Previous activities include associate principal clarinet of the Orchestra of the Opera of Lyon (France), second clarinet for the Grant Park Symphony (Chicago), and the Marlboro Music Festival, where she participated in national and international Music from Marlboro tours and recorded the Schubert Octet for the Marlboro Recording Society. She holds degrees from Juilliard, École Normale de Musique de Paris, Conservatoire Regional Marcel Dupré, Yale University, and Northwestern University, studying with Robert Marcellus, Keith Wilson, and Stanley Drucker.

YouTube videos:
Libby Larson Barn Dances from CD Barn Dances, Albany Records
Daniel Dorff Two Cats from CD Perennials, Albany Records
Daniel Dorff Zoe & Xena